Your teeth are prone to decaying and this is why we all are encouraged to brush our teeth regularly. All the information out there about brushing teeth can get confusing especially in matters related to when the right time to brush the teeth is. Is the right time in the morning, during the day, after every meal or at night? Well all these time are important but we will focus on brushing the teeth at night. It is important to keep in mind that getting into the habit of brushing your teeth at night is not an easy task.
How many times have you brushed your teeth at night? If your answer is a few times, you are not alone, statistics show that a lot of people only focus on brushing their teeth in the morning and wait till the next morning to brush the teeth again there are benefits to brushing your teeth twice in the day and while once is obviously in the morning the other should be after eating before you go to bed at night. Here are a number of reasons why you should be brushing your teeth before you go to bed.
If you have gone through the pain that comes with a root canal treatment, then you would know how important it is to take care of your teeth. Taking care of your teeth in all ways possible will decrease the chance that you will be clenching your fist as the dentist works on your bad tooth. Regular brushing gets rid of the plaque that accumulates over time and this eliminates the grounds that bacteria require to work on your teeth at right and ultimately reduces the damage to your teeth.
When you eat your evening meal, it is not just you who is enjoying the food. The bacteria in the spaces between your teeth will get a health meal to give them enough energy to start digging your teeth. The food particles stuck between your teeth might appear harmless but when you wake up one fine night screaming of pain from cavity, you will know just how important is to clean the particles out. Before you come to this night just do your best to clean your teeth before you go to bed.
There are many gum diseases and most of them are related to the accumulation of plaque on the lower part of you teeth where the teeth meet the gum. Brushing the teeth at night will no only give you a fresh clean mouth; it will also reduce the accumulation and thus prevent swelling or bleeding gums. Brushing twice a day, in the morning and at night just before you go to bed will also give you a healthy white smile and fresh breath.
Toothpaste is made of many ingredients among them fluorine which forms a protective layer on the teeth protecting them from destruction and strengthening the protection once every 12 hours is better than once in 24 hours. Now you know, start brushing the teeth at night for a fresh mouth and healthy teeth.